Travel Advice

Travel Advice Info:

Reduce the Risk of accidents

  • Avoid alcohol and eating before swimming
  • Never dive into water where you are uncertain of the depths
  • Never drink and drive
  • If you are hiring a vehicle avoid motorcycles and mopeds.

Take out Insurance

Take out medical insurance. Ensure it covers you for repatriation. Make sure you declare any existing health issues. If you are travelling within the EU, apply for a European Health Insurance Card (EHIC).

Water

Reduce the risk of water borne diseases such as hepatitis A, typhoid and cholera.

  • Unless you know a water supply is safe use only boiled, bottled or sterilised water (even for cleaning your teeth).
  • Freezing does not sterilise water so avoid drinks with ice cubes in them.

Food

  • Only ear well cooked fresh food
  • Avoid left overs and reheated foods
  • Ensure meat is thoroughly cooked.
  • Avoid salads
  • Only eat fruit that needs to be peeled.
  • Avoid unpasteurised dairy products including ice-cream.
  • Avoid high risk foods such as shell fish.
  • Don't consume food sold by street vendors.

Rabies

Rabies is still present in many parts of the world. If a person develops rabies, death is almost 100% certain.


Travel Vaccinations
Repeat Prescriptions
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